James 1.2-4 “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.”

from the week of January 24

our praises

James 1.17 “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.”
  • We thank You our God that Your love is never ending. Your mercies are fresh every morning and Your provisions are lavishly abundant. We ask You God to continue to put Your healing touch upon those who are made ill by the Covid virus.
  • Praises for D’s scan – it showed positive results from the chemo! Thank You Jesus!
  • Praise God for a fabulous women’s brunch last Saturday. It helps so much to build unity in our church.
  • Praise the Lord, my family members have fully recovered from recent Covid illness.
  • My family is thankful for the teachings and worship at Grace.
  • Praising God for the ways our church is involved in community missions.
  • Thank You Jesus for the healing being done in M’s ankle!
  • Make room for Jesus – amen! Praising God for the lovely women’s brunch.
  • Thanks be to God, V feels better.
  • We are thankful for prayers for Bruce – he is doing much better and is looking forward to returning to church! Praise God.

Our prayer requests

James 1.5 “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.”
  • Healing for a family who was deeply, spiritually wounded. They are at times, afraid, apprehensive, and lonely. Prayers for God’s peace, love, courage, and encouragement as they heal and find their way to where God is leading them.
  • Please pray for J who is having cancer treatment. Lord, we pray for complete healing. In Your precious name, Jesus, Amen.
  • Healing for T’s family from Covid.
  • Father God, help me to use the talents You’ve given me – I need Your guidance as I reach out to the community and business owners. Inspire me with joy, confidence, and faith. Amen.
  • I lost my wife two years ago and I miss her so much. Lord, I need You.
  • Prayers God will direct me in ways that I may be of some value to the church.
  • Lord, teach me to love as You love. I stumble so frequently, judging others, awkward with people, on the margins of my perceived norms. Give me eyes to see others through Your love and how to honor You in my social interactions. May the words of my mouth and the mediations of my heart be pleasing to You. Thank You for salvation in Christ Jesus!
  • Healing for T who is fighting an illness.
  • Please pray for son-in-law Sean, testing for and facing a diagnosis of early Alzheimer’s.
  • Prayers D has an excellent surgeon and medical team to for her leg/knee surgery. Her desire is for full recovery and to be able to continue an active lifestyle. Prayers for pain management, no negative side effects from medication, and for comfort & patience during the healing process.
  • Pray for Victoria and Marie.
  • Pray for our 3-year-old granddaughter who was just diagnosed with a severe peanut allergy.
  • Continued prayers for Philippine typhoon victims. Lord have mercy.
  • Lord, our congregation has been hit hard with Covid. Please surround all with strength and the assurance of Your presence.
  • Father in heaven, we ask Your healing mercies upon Verna and restore to health the functioning of her lungs. Thank You Jesus.
  • Praying for my nephew to be careful skiing in Canada.
  • Continued prayers for my niece, Tammy, who is fighting stage 4 cancer.
  • Prayers for George who is dealing with a pinched nerve in his back. Lord, bring healing!
Thank you for praying for our church and camp staff:

Staff: (Pastors) Curt McFarland, and Alex Rule; (Business Manager) Tammy Nunley; (Family Ministry) Sarah Huck; (Media/IT) Deb Meyers; (Preschool Director) Becca Mailand; (Preschool Teachers) Crystal Lopez and Amber Miller; (Childcare) Rachel, Emma, and Drew; (Administrative Assistants) Ericka Clark, Jennifer Brice, and Jahzeel Garcia-Figueroa; (Worship Leaders) Jason Wickson, Nathan Gross, Bladimir Rivera and Jon Waite; (Building/Grounds/Custodial) Dan Barela, John Yolo and Marcus Barela.

Ghormley Staff (spouses) and Board: Joel and Trisha Whitehead (Director), Tom and Nicole Bandy, Eferon and Erin Betancourt. (Board) Corday Trick, Barney Trick, Ted Palmatier, Kathy Mathison, Rich Milhorn and Mark Baldwin.
“But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1 Corinthians 15:57 (ESV)

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